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  • List: John Newbery Medal
  • Award year: 2002
  • Carver: A Life in Poems

    Nelson challenges readers with a truly new biography of George Washington Carver. Told from multiple perspectives, this collection of fifty-nine poems reveals littleknown facets of the remarkable scientist, who it too often dismissed as “the peanut man.” With simple sophistication and beauty, Nelson transcends Carver's brilliance and scientific achievements to present the essence of this profoundly humble man.
  • Everything on a Waffle

    When eleven-year-old Primrose Squarp's parents disappear at sea, her faith in their return defies all adult logic. Set in British Columbia, Everything on a Waffle combines quirky characters, recipes, and amazing twists of plot in a striking combination of the barely credible and profoundly true.
  • A Single Shard

    Park takes readers to twelfth-century Korea to tell a timeless story of dedication to one's dreams and art in A Single Shard. Tree-ear, an orphan, becomes fascinated with a nearby community of potters. Drawn by their exquisite craftsmanship, the adolescent boy begins to assist the master potter Min. Tree-ear's determination and bravery in pursuing his dream of becoming a potter take readers on a literary journey that demonstrates how courage, honor, and perseverance can overcome great odds and bring great happiness.